Cloud computing pricing and economics News
October 21, 2016
Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.
October 05, 2016
The latest Azure price cuts may not mean much to those using higher-level services, but they're an incentive for on-premises users Microsoft wants to entice to the cloud.
September 16, 2016
Managing cloud costs offers different challenges than on-premises budgeting. While users and providers are getting better, it's still a maturing space.
July 29, 2016
A cloud service agreement helps providers and users know what to expect before going into business together – but it's crucial to read the fine print and understand the different commitments for ...
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